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02-21-08, 08:54 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,624
Posted By Mukluk

[QUOTE=scvroadie;6191511]Why Run when you can...

[QUOTE=scvroadie;6191511]Why Run when you can Bike instead?

Weight bearing exercise helps to maintain bone density.
12-17-07, 01:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Mukluk

OK so today on my ride (same ride as the last...

OK so today on my ride (same ride as the last one, about 27 miles in the mountains) there were no problems at all with the shifting- it was absolutely fine. I few days before I washed my bike,...
12-17-07, 12:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,300
Posted By Mukluk

Sorry to hear the sad news. What a tragedy.

Sorry to hear the sad news. What a tragedy.
Forum: Commuting
12-13-07, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By Mukluk

I was not happy with mine. It quit working after...

I was not happy with mine. It quit working after less than a year, also it was difficult to change the batteries (I changed the batteries thinking that it just needed new batteries but putting new...
12-10-07, 10:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Mukluk

Hi again. Well I lubed the front derailler...

Hi again. Well I lubed the front derailler pivots and checked the bottom bracket and did not see anything weird. I rode the bike a little in front of my house and it was mostly good but had some...
12-05-07, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Mukluk

Thanks for the input so far. When this was going...

Thanks for the input so far. When this was going on, the bike was not "trying" to shift at all- Completely non-responsive. I am aware of anticipating need to shift and not attempting to shift when...
12-04-07, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By Mukluk

Problem with front derailler

Today on my ride, shifting down from the largest chainring on the front derailler was erratic. Most of the time it was fine. But sometimes the derailler was slow to respond (did not work for several...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-07, 09:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 234
Posted By Mukluk

Shifting problem (front derailler)

Today on my ride, shifting down from the largest chainring on the front derailler was erratic. Most of the time it was fine. But sometimes the derailler was slow to respond (did not work for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-07, 08:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 996
Posted By Mukluk

A nice 27.44 miles in the Santa Monica mountains....

A nice 27.44 miles in the Santa Monica mountains. I did this in the afternoon long after all the serious bike riders were done for the day. The weather was nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-07, 10:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,433
Posted By Mukluk

Nice ride up Stunt Road, down Piuma, across...

Nice ride up Stunt Road, down Piuma, across Mulholland and back home. Tomorrow: kayaking!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-04-07, 10:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,379
Posted By Mukluk

What are your goals as a cyclist?

I would like to keep up with the fast group, complete a century, and complete the death ride.

http://www.deathride.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-07, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By Mukluk

I like beer but thus far don't have a beer gut. ...

I like beer but thus far don't have a beer gut. I also don't wear fancy bike clothes- today one of my bike gloves was patched with duct tape because the dog tried to eat it. I like the hill slug...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-07, 09:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,476
Posted By Mukluk

Cycling jersey for Droppie?

What would be a good cycling jersey for someone who is going to get dropped but has a sense of humor about it? I thought maybe a hot potato jersey or a lemon drop jersey would be apropo. Other ideas?
11-02-07, 09:11 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,946
Posted By Mukluk

I would be going to slowly for anyone to bump me.

I would be going to slowly for anyone to bump me.
11-02-07, 07:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,946
Posted By Mukluk

Simi Valley Ride

http://www.socalcycling.com/Group%20Rides/seasonal/simi_ride.htm

Is this on for tomorrow and is anyone going?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-07, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By Mukluk

3:17 is pretty damn fast, good for you.

3:17 is pretty damn fast, good for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-07, 05:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By Mukluk

I'm in my 40's and have had some knee problems in...

I'm in my 40's and have had some knee problems in the past but ran a marathon before by being smart about my training. As much as possible, I'm going to train smarter vs harder for this marathon,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-07, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 230
Posted By Mukluk

Glad you got back out again and I'm sure it will...

Glad you got back out again and I'm sure it will all come back to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-07, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By Mukluk

cycling and marathon training.

I am planning to run a marathon in April. I just wondered if anyone could comment on what they did with their cycling as they trained for their marathon (would assume riding volume would go down as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-07, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Mukluk

I think most of the time I'm OK with having to...

I think most of the time I'm OK with having to work hard at times (or even lots of the time) to keep up. It does make me push much harder than I would if I were just out riding by myself. But I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-07, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By Mukluk

This was a nice change of pace.

On my group cycling rides, I can almost keep up with the fastest group (all men). Last weekend I went on a different group ride and it was all men again. I could keep up with them for the most part...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-07, 05:19 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,327
Posted By Mukluk

I think I can safely say that most everyone on...

I think I can safely say that most everyone on this forum ran before they ever got on a bike. I biked to get around as a kid, and as a college student too (didn't have a car until I was 21). Didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-07, 05:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,750
Posted By Mukluk

Torrey Pines- nice ride, used to climb that all...

Torrey Pines- nice ride, used to climb that all the time.
But what I really wanted to say was "hooray for old folks!!!"
10-21-07, 04:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,502
Posted By Mukluk

Hope your horse is safe. I always worry about...

Hope your horse is safe. I always worry about what happens to the animals.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-07, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,254
Posted By Mukluk

A 10-15 minute stop to eat counts as a snack...

A 10-15 minute stop to eat counts as a snack stop. I don't think I could eat a "meal" and keep riding nor would I want to sit around too long either. I'd say 15-20 minutes would be about right. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-07, 07:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,254
Posted By Mukluk

I've been doing the 47 - 56 mile rides and they...

I've been doing the 47 - 56 mile rides and they have snack stops at mile 30 and 37 respectively. Todays ride was only 34 with a different group- no snack stop. I guess I kind of like sitting down...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-07, 07:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,254
Posted By Mukluk

Group Ride Question.

For those of you who go on organized group rides. Does your group ride have a scheduled snack stop?

I've been riding with a group that has a scheduled snack stop. About half way we stop at a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-07, 12:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Mukluk

You fail to consider that I am ambi-foot-strous. ...

You fail to consider that I am ambi-foot-strous. I normally clip out of my right foot at stops but since I have been having this problem with the right cleat- I've been clipping out of the left. So...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-07, 11:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,461
Posted By Mukluk

30-26 52-42-30 12-26 Granny...

30-26

52-42-30

12-26

Granny Power!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-07, 11:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Mukluk

I actually have an extra set of cleats- so why...

I actually have an extra set of cleats- so why not just replace the worn cleat now and replace the other cleat when it is starting to go. Over the years, this could add up to a huge savings!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-07, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Mukluk

Huh?

Huh?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-07, 11:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,267
Posted By Mukluk

I like my camelback use it all the time- I have...

I like my camelback use it all the time- I have never had any problems with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-07, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Mukluk

OK. First I'll try the surfboard wax. I can...

OK. First I'll try the surfboard wax. I can just picture myself going into the local surf shop... "Hi, I need some of that Mr. Zogs sex wax for my cleat."

I ain't kiddin' ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-07, 09:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Mukluk

Problem with Speedplay X2 cleat

My cleats are slightly over a year old and don't appear to be in need of replacement. The cleat on the left works fine, clicks in, rotates easily (float), and clicks out fine. The cleat on the...
10-06-07, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,416
Views: 82,699
Posted By Mukluk

Did anyone on the Rosebowl ride have data on...

Did anyone on the Rosebowl ride have data on elevation gain for the ride? I just wondered, cause I think there were some hills.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-07, 10:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,384
Posted By Mukluk

Just be sure your underwear is fun ta wear!!!

Just be sure your underwear is fun ta wear!!!
09-23-07, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,416
Views: 82,699
Posted By Mukluk

Warsh wrong wish drunk poshding? I duz it all...

Warsh wrong wish drunk poshding? I duz it all duh time.
09-23-07, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2,416
Views: 82,699
Posted By Mukluk

Who are these renegades who leave at 8:30 am? ...

Who are these renegades who leave at 8:30 am? And where do they ride? Also how come there are so few women in the SFVBC? I think there were only four women on the 8:00 am ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-07, 09:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,050
Posted By Mukluk

They say it never rains in Southern California......

They say it never rains in Southern California... But it did today which is good. However, didn't want to be out in the first significant rain with all the oil slicks and bad drivers. Ran today...
09-16-07, 05:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By Mukluk

My bike computer has cadence so I've been trying...

My bike computer has cadence so I've been trying to go by cadence/feel. When I can shift into a higher gear I try to but I'm also trying to keep my cadence at least 80 on the climbs which often...
09-16-07, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By Mukluk

I like the hills though they pretty tough for me...

I like the hills though they pretty tough for me right now. I'm from the west originally and used to ride lots of hills as a young'un but that was long ago. So far I've really only been on three...
09-16-07, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By Mukluk

Santa Monica Mountains and Triple

Hi all. I just moved out here from the flat lands of Ohio. I've been doing some rides in the Santa Monica mountains and can't imagine climbing the hills (such as Stunt Road, Encinal Cyn rd etc)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-07, 11:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 961
Posted By Mukluk

Santa Monica Mountains across 2x. 57.36 miles...

Santa Monica Mountains across 2x. 57.36 miles (longest ride so far this season and new to mountains). Average 15.8. Max 40.8
Very scenic!
09-05-07, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Mukluk

Thanks for the advice. I'll see if I can make it...

Thanks for the advice. I'll see if I can make it to the Thursday ride- it sounds like fun!
09-04-07, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Mukluk

Woodland Hills or West SF Valley?

Hi, I'm wondering if there is anyone who would be interested in doing some rides starting in Woodland Hills or nearby 30-40 miles to start (more as I get more fit). Ultimately, I'd like to be able...
08-14-07, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Mukluk

As an example, here is our typical route on...

As an example, here is our typical route on Wednesdays:

http://www.bikely.com/maps/bike-path/Wed-Ride-Calabasas-Malibu

Wow! How long is this ride? Looks impressive- Don't think I have enough...
08-14-07, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Mukluk

Thanks so much for the info! I greatly appreciate...

Thanks so much for the info! I greatly appreciate t. I used to do a fair amount of climbing when I lived in the Sierras but that was a long time ago. I just moved back from a part of Ohio that is...
08-13-07, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By Mukluk

Good Rides starting from West SF Valley?

Greetings all. I just moved out here and wonder if anyone can recommend some good rides starting out in the West SF Valley (Woodland Hills to be exact). I'd like to ride on more rural roads (if...
07-09-07, 08:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,662
Posted By Mukluk

I picked up a Greg Lemond Versailles WSD (2006...

I picked up a Greg Lemond Versailles WSD (2006 model) for $1200. Carbon/Steel frame. Has Ultegra and 105. Very happy with it.

http://2006.lemondbikes.com/2006_bikes/versailles_womens.shtml
07-08-07, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By Mukluk

Thanks! Where are you located? And how are you...

Thanks! Where are you located? And how are you liking it so far?
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